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No Upgrades Required


Food facility operating permits are not transferable upon change of ownership.

As part of the food facility operating permit application process, your food inspector has determined that your facility needs no upgrades to complete the permitting process. These are the steps to take to complete the process and submit your permit application.

Step 1: Apply for a Food Facility Operating Permit

Complete the permit application and submit it with the appropriate fee as instructed by the inspector, by mail or in person to:

Environmental Health & Safety
625 5th Street
Santa Rosa, CA95404

Download the Operating Permit Application »

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Step 2: Maintain Your Operating Permit

When a operating permit is issued to a retail food facility in Sonoma County, the initial food facility inspection is performed within 30 days. All retail food facilities are then inspected once or twice per year.

Learn more about Retail Food Facility Inspections »